Commissioned by the Ministry of Information and scripted by Dylan Thomas, this film addressed the need for town planning in Sheffield in the post-war world. It features two men who discuss pre-war slum clearance and town planning.
This is the second part of a documentary film of the London University College of Divinity at Ford Manor, Lingfield. It was made by Charles Chislett and commissioned by the Church Pastoral Aid Society. It shows the life, work and ethos of the College.
A film by Charles Chislett, this film documents a family holiday touring Scotland by car in Scotland. The trip beings and ends at the family home in Rotherham, and scenic footage of Scotland is included from their journey, key sites identified by intertitles.
This Needlecraft Exhibition took place in the Grosvenor Hotel which is set to be demolished in 2008 to make way for the New Retail Quarter in the city of Sheffield. The hotel was opened not long before this film was made. All the clothing featured in the film was made by students from the Newfield School, and these students can be seen modelling their finished designs.
This film documents the towers being demolished at Manvers coking plant near Wath-Upon-Dearne, South Yorkshire.
This is a short film of a school visit to Conisborough Castle, Doncaster.
This is a film showing the old Castleford’s Wholesale Fruit and Veg Market in Sheffield. The market is busy at work prior to its closure. The film also contains footage of it being demolished before showing its new replacement at Parkway.
A film made about Sheffield, by Richmond Films, for the city council to show the contrasting aspects of Sheffield.
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film is a mixture of family scenes including a brief sequence at Bolton Abbey.
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film shows the restoration of the Abbeydale Works in Sheffield. The restoration took place over a number of years, and the film includes footage of the rundown mill as well as the completed project.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne, mainly in colour, of the grounds, flora and fauna at Wortley Hall near Sheffield. The film was taken over the different seasons and includes some shots of the young Lord Carlton.
This is a film made by Chapeltown dentist Willie Thorne of the glasshouses at Wentworth Woodhouse, a rarely seen stately home near Sheffield that has, at 606 feet, the longest facade of any house in England. The glasshouses themselves were used to cultivate and grow many exotic flowers and fruits.
This film documents the High Green Secondary School's trip to London and the annual school sports day captured. The school is located near Sheffield, and the film has been made by the teachers at the school.
Made by a local school teacher, this film captures an annual sports day at High Green Secondary School, located near Sheffield, as well as a trip to the south of England for many of the students.
This is a film of Sheffield's High Green Secondary school trip to Edinburgh. It includes footage of all the views on the way there on the train in addition to many of the city's famous landmarks.
This is a film chronicling Sheffield's Highgreen Secondary School visit to Stratford upon Avon. The film takes in the views of the journey as the coach travels through Warwickshire to its final destination.
This amateur film, taken by a teacher from High Green Secondary School near Sheffield, chronicles a school visit and sports day.
The pupils of High Green County Secondary School, Sheffield are captured this nice film taken by their teacher. The film includes footage of London and the fierce, but fun, competition of the sports day.
A foray into the video format gave Unit VIII a chance to make this documentary film about Marrow House, located near Barnsley.
This film was made by an amateur filmmaker who was a farmer from Reighton, near Filey, North Yorkshire. This film features footage of the Great Yorkshire Show and a trip to the Epworth Old Rectory, home of the Wesleys.
This is a short film of the Sprotbrough village, located outside Doncaster, South Yorkshire, and opening of the canal.
Made by a Sheffield-based businessman, this film documents a family trip and includes scenes of an old ruined castle.
This film features various light displays around Sheffield and Leeds during the Christmas season.
As part of the Hamilton collection, this film contains some footage of Wellgate in South Yorkshire, Conisborough Castle and Cadeby Colliery near Doncaster.
The Foundation Stone of the Park Hill Redevelopment Scheme was laid on 25 April, 1958. The film shows the laying of that stone marking the beginning of the build for the Park Hill Flats in Sheffield.